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These Are 2018's Top Photography Gear According to TIPA World Awards

<i>Did any of your favorite photography gear make it to this year’s TIPA-awarded list?</i><p>Whether you’re still wondering about your next DSLR, first …

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

The Death of DSLRs is Near

Two decades ago, DSLRs were introduced to replace film cameras. With only a few megapixels, very short battery life, and an overall low quality, it …

Cameras

This is a ’60-Second’ Handheld Photo of the Milky Way

Photographer Jonathan Usher of Wellington, New Zealand, recently created this photo of the Milky Way rising from the horizon near his city. But get …

Landscape Photography

This Rare Leica M6 has a Hefty Price Tag for a Good Reason

<i>This Leica M6 has a special feature that commands rarity and a really hefty price tag.</i><p>Do Leica cameras hold a special place in your camera shelves? …

The 5 Reasons Why I Switched Back to Canon from Sony

There are many reasons why people may like one brand of camera equipment versus another. And if you ask a room full of photographers which camera …

Cameras

Consumer Reports: iPhone X Has the Best Smartphone Camera

<i>Consumer Reports</i> has published its latest research regarding the best smartphone cameras on the market. The non-profit magazine concluded that the …

Mobile

'HDR' is the most confusing term in consumer tech right now

You're going to bump into it whether you're buying a TV, a camera, or a smartphone.<p>By now, you're rightfully wary of buzzwords when buying something new. It only takes one bad experience with pricy car undercoating to sour a person. Right now, the biggest buzzword in consumer tech is HDR (short for …

Learn To Take And Edit Better Photos With Your Phone Or DSLR

Get this 10-course photography bundle for up to 99% off.<p>Whether you want to learn how to take better photos, properly use a DSLR or mirrorless …

Photography

These Are Our 7 Favorite Superzoom Cameras for Getting Close to the Action

Superzoom point-and-shoot cameras are an attractive option for everyone from casual shooters to serious enthusiasts because they provide unmatched …

Cameras

IKEA to Sell Hasselblad Masters Photos

IKEA and Hasselblad have partnered to launch a new IKEA collection of art photos. Called NORRHASSEL, the series will feature eight exclusive photos …

Photography

ACDSee Pro For iOS

There are a multitude of options in the Apple App Store for photographers, some of which combine photo editing tools and camera controls for shooting …

The 50 Best Albums of 1998

In retrospect, 1998 feels like a music year in transition. In the mainstream, the surge of “alternative” music energy that had powered the first half of the ’90s was starting to fizzle; grunge had been fully co-opted, and nü-metal was ascendant. The tide of the CD boom was still lifting all boats, …

6 Recipes from Commander's Palace in New Orleans

From red snapper ceviche to coconut flan, these recipes are staples at the staff meal shared by Commander's Palace chefs and waitstaff.<p>Family Meal has been a tradition at Commander’s Palace, the grand old Creole restaurant in New Orleans, since its great matriarch, Ella Brennan, took over in 1974. …

New Orleans

How to buy a camera in 2018

Smartphones have replaced dedicated cameras for most folks, but weirdly, that's a good thing for photography lovers. With fewer boring point-and-shoots, manufacturers are focusing on building incredible cameras like Sony's RX100 Mark V compact, the Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless and Nikon's high-end, …

Cameras

How to Take Great City Photos at Night

Intimidated by nighttime photography? Here’s an inspiring 11-minute video from photographer Peter McKinnon on how you can take better photos of …

Photography

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Nikon Night Photography Showdown: D850 vs the D750, D810, and D5

My name is Lance Keimig, and I’m one of the instructors for National Parks at Night, a workshop program focused on night photography in national …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

News Corp

If You're Spending Time on Any of These 6 Tasks, You're Killing Your Productivity | Inc.com

Every founder, CEO, and executive I coach complains that they don't have enough time. And I get it. Time is the one resource we can never get more of: We can't save for later, and it's the one thing everyone always wants from us. Yet most of them spend time on tasks that they really shouldn't. …

Productivity

8 Ideas for Funny Portrait Photos

If you’re looking for a wacky idea for portrait photos, check out this 4.5-minute video by COOPH. It’s a collection of 8 wacky things you can do with …

This Rare Reflex-Nikkor 2000mm f/11 is the Largest Nikon Lens Ever Made

<i>This rare Reflex-Nikkor 2000mm f/11 mirror lens is practically a telescope you can attach to a 35mm Nikon SLR.</i><p>Something cool has once again emerged …

Google Pixel 2 Camera vs. a $20,000 Hasselblad

How does the image quality of a top-of-the-line smartphone camera stack up against a top-of-the-line professional camera these days? Photographer …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

Super Easy DIY Trick for Shooting Bokeh Photos Anywhere

<i>Bet you didn’t think you can shoot bokeh anywhere with this.</i><p>The bubbly and dreamy look of bokeh remains a coveted effect in photography, especially …

This wedding was shot on an iPhone — and the photos will wow you!

Here comes the bride: and she looks <i>great</i> through the camera of the iPhone 8 Plus.There's a saying that goes, "A good carpenter doesn't blame his …

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

Productivity

How I Shoot Dancers: 4 Simple Tips

I spent close to a decade of my life as a sports photographer and during this time it never crossed my mind to shoot dance. My dance photography all …

Only 1 in 10 People Has the Right Skills to Manage. Here Are 5 Things That Person Does to Succeed (the Other 9 Rarely Will) | Inc.com

According to extensive Gallup studies over two decades, one of the most important decisions any organization will ever make is whom to hire or to promote to management.<p>Not to be a downer, but good luck with that. Why? Gallup has determined that only one in 10 people actually possesses the talent to …

Employee Engagement

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras